Start Your Journey with a First-Time Homebuyer Course

Taking a first-time homebuyer course will give you the tools and knowledge to navigate a successful path to homeownership. You will learn about how to make sure you are getting the best mortgage, how to successfully work with a real estate agent, how to address any credit or financial barriers you might face, and much more. And you will be connected to all the affordable mortgage and homebuyer assistance programs. It's the best way to get started!

Find a first-time homebuyer course by searching below. 

Classes are available in-person and online. Many providers also offer post-purchase education about how to be a successful homeowner, as well as classes about owning a multi-family home and being a landlord. Or click here for a list of of all the education provider agencies.

All the courses listed here are offered by agencies with a Seal of Approval from the Massachusetts Homeownership Collaborative, a designation indicating they meet the Collaborative's high standards for comprehensive homebuyer education and ethics.

Are you an educator interested in posting your upcoming course on the calendar? Click here to register and submit your posting. Download instructions for posting a course here.

Wednesday, 22 May 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Fall River
Fall River/New Bedford: New Bedford, MA 02744

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English

Multi-Family/Landlord Training Course

Organized by: Lawrence CommunityWorks Inc.
Northeastern Massachusetts: Lawrence

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Spanish

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: NewVue Communities
Central Massachusetts: Fitchburg

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English, Haitian Creole

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Somerville Community Corporation
Greater Boston: ZOOM -Virtual Workshop

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Spanish

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Community Action, Inc.
Northeastern Massachusetts: Haverhill

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Financial Education Associates/Boston Home Center
Greater Boston: Zoom Webinar

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Urban Edge
Greater Boston: Roxbury

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English
Thursday, 23 May 2024

Financial Literacy

Organized by: Somerville Community Corporation
Greater Boston: Somerville MA 02143

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Haitian Creole

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Financial Education Associates
Greater Boston: Zoom Webinar

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Fall River
Fall River/New Bedford: New Bedford, MA 02744

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: NewVue Communities
Central Massachusetts: Fitchburg

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English, Haitian Creole
Tuesday, 28 May 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Community Action, Inc.
Northeastern Massachusetts: Haverhill

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English
Wednesday, 29 May 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Urban Edge
Greater Boston: Roxbury

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English
Saturday, 1 June 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Financial Education Associates
Greater Boston: Zoom Webinar

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English

Post-Purchase Homeowner Course

Organized by: Financial Education Associates/MHP
Fall River/New Bedford: Webinar

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English
Monday, 3 June 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Valley Community Development
Hampden/Hampshire/Franklin Counties: Northhampton

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Lawrence CommunityWorks Inc.
Northeastern Massachusetts: ZOOM

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English

Multi-Family/Landlord Training Course

Organized by: Massachusetts Affordable Housing Alliance
Greater Boston: Massachusetts

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Allston Brighton CDC
Greater Boston:

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Spanish

Multi-Family/Landlord Training Course

Organized by: MAHA
Greater Boston:

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English
Tuesday, 4 June 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Veterans Benefits Clearinghouse Development Corporation (VBCDC)
Greater Boston:

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: North Shore Realtors
NorthShore/CapeAnn: Beverly

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Lawrence CommunityWorks Inc.
Northeastern Massachusetts: ZOOM

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Allston Brighton CDC
Greater Boston:

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Spanish
Wednesday, 5 June 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Allston Brighton CDC
Greater Boston:

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Spanish

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Veterans Benefits Clearinghouse Development Corporation (VBCDC)
Greater Boston:

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Financial Education Associates
Greater Boston: Zoom Webinar

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Lawrence CommunityWorks Inc.
Northeastern Massachusetts: ZOOM

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English
Thursday, 6 June 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Financial Education Associates
Greater Boston: Zoom Webinar

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: South Middlesex Opportunity Council
MetroWest: Framingham

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Veterans Benefits Clearinghouse Development Corporation (VBCDC)
Greater Boston:

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English
Saturday, 8 June 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Berkshire Housing Development Corp.
Berkshire County: Pittsfield

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English, Spanish

Post-Purchase Homeowner Course

Organized by: Housing Assistance Corporation
Cape and Islands: Zoom Webinar

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Financial Education Associates
Greater Boston: Zoom Webinar

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Chelsea Restoration Corporation
Greater Boston: Chelsea

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English
Tuesday, 11 June 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Neighborhood of Affordable Housing (NOAH)
Greater Boston: East Boston

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Spanish

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Somerville Community Corporation
Greater Boston: ZOOM -Virtual Workshop

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Housing Assistance Corporation
Cape and Islands: Zoom Webinar

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English
Wednesday, 12 June 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Neighborhood of Affordable Housing (NOAH)
Greater Boston: East Boston

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Spanish

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Financial Education Associates
Greater Boston: Zoom Webinar

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Somerville Community Corporation
Greater Boston: ZOOM -Virtual Workshop

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Medford Community Housing, Inc.
Greater Boston: Medford

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English
Thursday, 13 June 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Medford Community Housing, Inc.
Greater Boston: Medford

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Financial Education Associates
Greater Boston: Zoom Webinar

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: South Middlesex Opportunity Council
MetroWest: Framingham

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English

Post-Purchase Homeowner Course

Organized by: Lawrence CommunityWorks Inc.
Northeastern Massachusetts: Classes seran por Zoom via internet-Lawrence

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Spanish

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Housing Assistance Corporation
Cape and Islands: Zoom Webinar

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English
Saturday, 15 June 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Asian Community Development Corporation
Greater Boston: For MA statewide

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Chinese

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: ACT Lawrence, INC
Northeastern Massachusetts: Lawrence, MA 01840

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Spanish

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Berkshire Housing Development Corp.
Berkshire County: Pittsfield

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English, Spanish